|Wallace Resurrection Project, Art Waves #123|
Sculptor George Wallace is a Canadian treasure. Artists and George Wallace students Bob Yates and Romano Dreossi dropped by with Mohawk architect Tony Butler to talk about public art--who's responsible for maintaining it? In particular they are concerned with George Wallace's 24 foot welded steel masterpiece "Educational Experiment" which was commissioned by Tony Butler when Mohawk was built. It has since been literally cut into pieces and stored in a machine shed...
Keywords: George Wallace; Lazarus; resurrection; public art; Fellini; education; sculpture
|Anthony Butler, Architect, Art Waves #156|
Hamilton architect, Anthony Butler designed such buildings as Mohawk College, the Police Headquarters, the Central Library and Farmers' Market, and the redeveloped Hamilton General Hospital. He also started the Made-in-Hamilton Industrial Trails and is responsible for helping save much of our built heritage. For a fascinating and well-designed window onto Hamilton's past and present, tune in to Art Waves #156.
Keywords: Etta Baker; Bill Curran; Stanley Roscoe; Ted Bieler; Robert Downing; George Wallace; Bryce Kanbara; Robert Yates; Romano Dreossi; The Five Johns; Cataract Power Building; Edwin Rowse; Lester Husband; Henry Fleece
|241 Leeanne D' Alesio, Feb. 22, 2015|
Leeanne D'Alesio would say she is not a professional artist, yet her portrait of Kristine Tortora is one of the most compelling portraits I've ever seen. Which goes to show that you don't have to be a professional to do brilliant work. D'Alesio calls it magic. But she also says nothing is actually black and white. To explore what it takes to make art, tune in to this conversation.
Keywords: Hamilton Public Library Gallery on 4; McMaster Innovation Park; You Me Gallery; George Wallace; Empire Times; Randy Simms; Marlene McNeil Carr; Katherine MacDonald; John Nugent; John Smith; Mario Polidori; DVSA; St. Joseph's Hospital's Arts in May; Young Rival; Aron D'Alesio; Noah Fralick; John Smith; Winslow Homer; Group of Seven; Paul Richard James www.oldmasters.ca